Animal Control Office & Shelter Location
178 Apremont Way
The shelter is located directly across the street from Barnes Airport. Please see the map at the bottom of this site.
Hours of OperationMonday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday:
Dog LicensesDog Licenses are available at the Westfield Animal Shelter (178 Apremont Way, Westfield). Massachusetts General Law (MGL) requires that all dogs over 6 months of age be licensed yearly. Dog licenses are also a great means of identification and can be traced 24 hours a day 7 days a week by either Animal Control or the Police Department.
Lost PetsIf you have lost a pet, please call the animal control office as soon as possible at 413.564.3129 . Stray dogs are held at the shelter for 7 days. There is no legal hold period for stray cats. We generally hold stray cats for 3 days before moving forward with adoptions. Owners will be responsible to pay fines/fees associated with the the impoundment of their animal.
DonationsMonetary donations for the Westfield Animal Shelter can be mailed to the shelter with attention to Lori Charette, Operations Manager. Please make checks payable to, "The Westfield Animal Shelter Gift Account". If you would like a list of items the shelter needs, please stop by the shelter or contact us. Any donations may be dropped off at the shelter at 178 Apremont Way, Westfield, MA 01085 during our business hours or by making special arrangements.